Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Education

Hernando County school meetings, activities

HERNANDO HIGH: The School Advisory Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. May 28 in the administration building. For information, call Marianne Bennett at (352) 797-7015, ext. 406.

EXPLORER K-8: The school will have its kindergarten registration for the 2013-14 school year from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Students entering the Hernando school system must be 5 years of age on or before Sept. 1 to enroll in kindergarten. Parents/guardians must provide their child's birth certificate (official birth certificate, not a hospital certificate), proof of a physical completed by a licensed physician dated no earlier than Aug. 1 of the prior school year, immunization record (blue form), proof of residency (rent receipt, home contract, utility bill with parent/guardian name on it or a notarized statement from family member with whom they reside).

PASCO/HERNANDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE: The college is offering two academic career-themed summer camps for middle school and early high school students — those entering seventh, eighth and ninth grades. The sessions will provide an opportunity for students to explore popular career programs offered at PHCC. Camps will be on the West Campus, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey, and run for four half-days, Monday through Thursday.

•Students in the Business and Technology Careers camp will design and build their own homes on the computer, create a plan for a new business, prepare and participate in a mock trial from the point of view of a paralegal, and learn computer forensics techniques. Session 1: June 17 to 20 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Session 2: July 22 to 25 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Camp fee is $80.

• Students in the Health Careers camp will participate in simulations and hands-on activities related to the paramedic, nursing, dental and radiography programs, including taking basic vital signs and capturing X-rays. Campers will become CPR certified. Session 1: June 10 to 13 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Session 2: July 8 to 11 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Camp fee is $100.

Each camp session is limited to the first 12 students to register. To register for either or both of the camps, visit phcc.edu/summercamp or call (727) 816-3244.

NATURE COAST TECHNICAL HIGH: The School Advisory Council will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the media center.

SPRINGS COAST ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER: The center is offering two sessions of a summer camp for students entering grades 4 to 7: July 8 to 12 and July 15 to 19. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers must bring their own lunch; a snack will be provided. Activities include swimming, kayaking, nature photography, track study, GPS mapping and solar cooking. The cost is $150. Call (352) 592-5737 to register by appointment.

WEEKI WACHEE HIGH: The Harlem Wizards basketball squad will perform in the school gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are $6 for students and senior citizens. Advanced general admission is $10. Tickets at the door are $8 for students and senior citizens and $12 for general admission. For information, call (352) 797-7029.

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Host families needed: The International Student Exchange Program is seeking host families for 15- to 18-year-old students from Europe, Asia, the former Soviet Union and Canada during the 2013-14 school year. For information, call Joan Soderqvist at (352) 382-4485 or visit assehosts.com.

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